Pearl Harbor, Dole Plantation & Polynesian Cultural Center, Oahu - Reviews, Pictures, Map
Pearl Harbor, Dole Plantation & Polynesian Cultural Center, Oahu: reviews, pictures, map, and description. One of many points of interest available for planning your trip to Oahu from Visual Itineraries. Location #1336.
Pearl is the largest natural harbor in Hawaii and this US naval base is a National Historic Landmark. The surprise aerial attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 resulted in 2,390 dead and hundreds wounded, and drove the United States into World War II.
The USS Arizona - Amazing pictures of the Life and Death of an ill fated Battleship
The infamous Pennsylvania-class battleship, the USS Arizona, was built by the United States for the US Navy in the mid-1910s. The battleship class was
USS Arizona Plaque
DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF OUR GALLANT SHIPMATES IN THE USS ARIZONA WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN ACTION 7 DECEMBER 1941 "From today on the USS Arizona will again fly our country's flag just as proudly as she did on the morning of 7 December 1941. I am sure the ARIZONA'S crew will know and appreciate what we are doing." Admiral A.W. Radford, USN 7 March 1950 MAY GOD MAKE HIS FACE TO SHINE UPON THEM AND GRANT THEM PEACE.
World War II
World War II was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. Rising to power in an unstable Germany, Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi Party) rearmed the nation and signed treaties with Italy and Japan to further his ambitions of world domination. Hitler’s invasion of Poland drove Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany, and World War II had begun. The majority of the world's countries eventually formed two opposing alliances: the Allies and the Axis.